Deck Doctor Contest

Alter Reality Games Deck Doctor Writing Contest

Response to this was greater then anticipated, so contest might be broken down into additional parts, with top picks advancing to another round, rules could change but would change for everyone to help out staff, writers and fans determine a winner.

Starts: Tuesday 11-6-12  Ends:  Sunday 11-11-12 @ 6:00PM EST.

What do I have to do?

We are looking for the next ARG Deck doctor which could be you.  You have the chance to earn a compensated Deck Doctor writer position to help duelists fix their decks and have your very own ARG custom token.  Featured writers Billy Brake and Joe Giorlando have created two decks for you to doctor up.  Fix-up both decks in an article format explaining why you cut the cards you took out of the deck and why you chose to include the cards you added.  Feel free to refer to Alex Vansant's Deck Doctor articles if you need some guidance.

All articles submitted must be up to our standards and will be published on our article site  This contest will run until Sunday 11-11-12, with no more entries accepted after midnight 11/11/12, no exceptions.  So, make sure you send in your entry in plenty of time.  If interested in participating please email Brad at with your article, full name, email address, and a picture of yourself to include with the article.

What do I win?
You will win a paid Deck Doctor article writer position and your very own ARG custom token.

What are the rules?

1)  All entries must be 100% your own work.

2)  Articles should be at least 1000 words in length, with no upper limit.

3)  Entrant agrees that the article can remain on our Alter Reality Games site after publication or contest ends.

4)  All articles should be spell checked and where relevant, Fact Checked.  We offer very little proof reading due to time on our end and the writer should know his/her article reflects on them and not Alter Reality Games.

5)  We will provide you with account for you can edit and draft your article for proof reading.

6)  Entry is open to anyone.

Good Luck to everyone and if you have any questions be sure to email

Here are the decks:

Billy Brake's Rock Stun Deck

Monsters: 19
3 Koa’ki Meiru Guardian
3 Koa’ki Meiru Sandman

3 Koa’ki Meiru Wall
3 Block Golem
2 Card Trooper
2 Maxx “C”
2 Fossil Dyna Pachycephalo
1 Neo-Spacian Grandmole

3 Mystical Space Typhoon
2 Soul Taker
2 Pot of Duality
1 Seal of Orichalcos
1 Monster Reborn
1 Dark Hole

Traps: 12
2 Dimensional Prison
2 Solemn Warning
2 Call of the Haunted
2 Bottomless Traphole
2 Torrential Tribute
1 Solemn Judgment
1 Starlight Road

Extra Deck: 15
2 Gem-Knight Pearl
2 Kochi Kochi Dragon
2 Soul of Silver Mountain
1 Temtempo the Percussion Djinn
1 Wind-Up Zenmaister
1 Gachi Gachi
1 Fairy King Albverdich
1 Gaia Knight, Force of Earth
1 Naturia Beast
1 Naturia Barkion
1 Scrap Dragon
1 Stardust Dragon

Joe Giorlando's  Gishki Hero Turbo Deck

3 Gishki Soul Ogre
3 Gishki Vision
3 Destiny Hero Plasma
2 Destiny Hero Diamond Dude
2 Trageodia

2 Tour Guide from the Underworld
1 Sangan
1 Gishki Shadow
1 Elemental Hero Stratos
1 Dark Armed Dragon
1 Gorz, the Emissary of Darkness

3 Destiny Draw
3 Trade-In
3 Miracle Fusion
3 Mystical Space Typhoon
2 Salvage
1 Gishki Aquamirror
1 Reinforcement of the Army
1 Allure of Darkness
1 Dark Hole
1 Heavy Storm
1 Monster Reborn

1 Grenosaurus
1 Melomelody the Brass Djinn
1 Wind-Up Zenmaines
1 Leviair the Sea Dragon
1 Number 17: Leviathan Dragon
1 Number 30: Acid Golem of Destruction
1 Temtempo Percussion Djinn
1 Maestroke Symphony Djinn
1 Blade Armor Ninja
1 Heroic Champion Excalibur
1 Number 39: Utopia
1 Hieratic Sun Dragon Overlord of Heliopolis
1 Number 11: Big Eye
1 Gaia Dragon, Thunder Charger
1 Black Rose Dragon